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If you cannot find the the information you are looking for in the sections below, you can submit a Request For Information using our Admissions Portal.

General Contact Information

Contact the AVTEC Business/Admissions Office at 907-224-3322 or 1-800-478-5389 for general or specific information regarding AVTEC or AVTEC training programs. Our main FAX number is 907-224-4400. To locate someone working at AVTEC by e-mail, click here.

Where is AVTEC located?

AVTEC’s main campus is located in Seward, Alaska, 120 miles south of Anchorage on the Kenai Peninsula. AVTEC has an Allied Health Department in Anchorage. For addresses and maps, go to our maps page.

What type of training does AVTEC provide?

For a more detailed list of AVTEC training programs and classes, click here.

What are the minimum admission requirements to attend AVTEC?

For complete Admissions information, click here.

  • Be at least 18 years of age.
    Applicants under 18 will require concurrence of a parent or guardian and approval by the Director/Assistant Director. However, minimum age to reside in AVTEC housing is 18.
  • Be an Alaskan resident.
    Non-residents may enroll on a space available basis. Non-resident tuition is double the amount listed for residents. Other costs (fees, tools, room, and board) are the same as Alaskan residents.
  • High school diploma or GED.
    Applicants must provide a high school or GED transcript. Without a diploma or GED, you must pass an "ability to benefit" test before admission. For more information, contact the Admissions Office at 800-478-5389.
  • Meet program prerequisites.
    Programs may have specific admission requirements or prerequisites. Read the program description carefully.

How do I apply to AVTEC?

The application process is simple and applications may be submitted at any time. You can:

A nonrefundable application fee of $25, a copy of a picture ID, and a copy of your high school or GED results must be sent with applications for long-term programs (those lasting 6 weeks or more).

What are the options for housing while attending training at AVTEC?

To learn more about Student Services, click here:

  • Dormitories are available on campus next to the cafeteria and recreation center. Minimum age is 18 for acceptance into the dormitories.
  • AVTEC also has furnished apartments for students with families.
  • Off-campus housing is also available.

How much does it cost to attend training at AVTEC?

Tuition and other fees vary depending on the training program. Click here to see a listing of current training costs.

Is there Financial Aid available?

Yes, AVTEC accepts funding from most funding sources. Federal Pell Grants, Federal Stafford Loans, Federal Plus Loans, Alaska Supplemental Education Loans (formerly the Alaska Student Loan Program), and Alaska Family Education Loans are available to qualified students. Other financial aid sources include: Workforce Investment Act (WIA), Department of Veteran’s Affairs (VA), regional and local Native Corporations, Alaska Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR), and the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA).

To speak with a Financial Aid Officer by e-mail, click here or call 1-800-478-5389, Kim Kain, Financial Aid Officer.

When do the training programs start and how long are they?

Each training program at AVTEC has a separate enrollment date, and the length of the programs varies from a few days to 42 weeks. For enrollment and completion dates see the AVTEC School Year Calendar sheet. Click here to see a listing of training start and end dates.

Where can I get more information about AVTEC?

Contact the AVTEC Admissions Office at 907-224-3322 or 1-800-478-5389 or use our online information request form.

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